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Shoehorned Onto Stanyan And Now In Contract

Shoehorned Onto Stanyan And Now In Contract

Shoehorned between two existing homes and built without any legal way to reach it, what was to be the garage for 1410 Stanyan became a family room and an un-permitted dirt path across the Stanyan Street public right of way, which runs adjacent to the home, was the subject of... Read More »

Noe Valley Infill: Five Stories With Condos Over Retail On 24th

Noe Valley Infill: Five Stories With Condos Over Retail On 24th

From the listing of the little single-family home at 3822 24th Street which purchased for $759,000 in March of 2012 and didn’t include the lot next door: “This SFR on 24th St in the heart of Noe Valley is a very special piece of SF real estate. The home... Read More »

A Conceptual Modern Design With A Contextual Inner Court

At this point, both the development and design are conceptual, with no plans having been filed nor permissions sought.  But as Buzz Buzz Home discovers, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects has developed a speculative design for a mixed-use building to rise along Van Ness, between Grove and Ivy. The concept... Read More »

Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Goldman Architects is quietly working on plans to demolish the single-story Arroyo Carlos & Sons auto repair shop at 980 Folsom Street and build a seven-story, mixed-use building in its place. As drafted, the new building would consist of 34 residential units over ground floor commercial space and a... Read More »

Moving Forward With Plans For 150 More Mid-Market Apartments

Moving Forward With Plans For 150 More Mid-Market Apartments

Having purchased the vacant Mid-Market parcel at 1125 Market Street for $7.8 million in December, MacFarlane Partners has submitted draft plans for a 12-story building with 150 apartments over 3,000 square feet of commercial space along Market Street. A garage for 16 cars would be accessed from Stevenson Street,... Read More »

New Condos Coming Soon: Corner Of 19th And Valencia Unwrapped

New Condos Coming Soon: Corner Of 19th And Valencia Unwrapped

The newest condo building to rise in the Mission has been unwrapped at the corner of Valencia and 19th streets. As we first reported last year, all 17 units within the 3500 19th Street development will be market rate as the developers elected to fulfill the project’s affordable housing... Read More »

The Brand New House Built Without A Legal Way To Reach It

The Brand New House Built Without A Legal Way To Reach It

Despite neighbors’ objections, the construction of 1410 Stanyan Street was approved for development and finished last year, “pushed, squeezed shoehorned into the space between two existing homes,” one on Clarendon and the other on Mountain Spring Ave. The green space in front of the property is an undeveloped... Read More »

Unintended Consequences: A Squat Five Stories Down In SoMa

Unintended Consequences: A Squat Five Stories Down In SoMa

Zoned for mixed use residential development up to 45-feet in height, the one-story SoMa building at 259 Clara Street which was built in 1956 and most recently served as a photography studio sold for $1,500,000 four months ago. A quickly drafted plan to develop the site is quietly testing... Read More »

Building Plans For The Point One Percent On Broadway And Taylor

Building Plans For The Point One Percent On Broadway And Taylor

Upon the verdant vacant lot at the corner of Broadway and Taylor, three new buildings with four homes and parking for 16 cars are proposed to rise and moving through Planning. The proposed project would subdivide the corner parcel into three new lots and construct a new residential building... Read More »

Amazing Infill: Pushed, Squeezed And Shoehorned Onto Stanyan

Amazing Infill: Pushed, Squeezed And Shoehorned Onto Stanyan

First approved for infill development in 2005 despite its neighbors’ objections, including one referring to the proposed project as “a source of oppression,” the construction of 1410 Stanyan commenced at the end of 2010 and is nearing completion. While the site is clearly visible in the pre-construction aerial view... Read More »